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Celebrate National Pizza Day at Dr. Silverman’s Favorite NJ Pizza Joints!

New York, Philly, and Boston may think they have the monopoly on great.

By |February 9th, 2015|Community, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Eye Twitching -Types, Causes and Treatment

Eye twitching or blepharospasm, is the uncontrollable, repetitive blinking of the eyelid – most often the upper lid. Most of us develop a twitch at some point in our lives. The spasm is often short lived, although it can occur over weeks or even months.

The cause of eye twitching is unknown. It is thought that […]

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By |December 16th, 2014|EyeCare Topics, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Value of Genetic Testing for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Detection

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in people over age 55 throughout the developed world. The potential for blindness or vision loss from all types of AMD increases if the disease is undetected, untreated or incorrectly treated. Of the more than 9 million people currently diagnosed with AMD in the United […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 18th, 2014|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

‘Tis the Season to be Sneezin’

By |November 11th, 2014|EyeCare Topics, Holiday, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

How To Care For Your Dry Eyes

From chronic dryness to low humidity in the winter months, there are many causes of dry eyes. While most people know how to deal with dry skin, there are many people who are unsure of what to do about their dry eyes. Between ten to fifteen percent of people in the United States have had […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 4th, 2014|EyeCare Topics, Other Blogs, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

3 Common Eye Disorders You Should Know About

The eyes are a very sensitive and intricate part of the body. When they’re working properly, they provide you with the power of sight: a gift worth celebrating. However, there are many ailments that can affect your vision, sometimes requiring some type of treatment or solution so that you can continue to lead your life […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 28th, 2014|Community, EyeCare Topics, Other Blogs|0 Comments

7 Facts You Never Knew About Your Eyes

On the surface, eyes seem like a physically small part of the body. They are, however, very complex organs that constantly perform a variety of tasks including detecting light, focusing and transmitting information to the brain. Through research, eye doctors know a lot about eyes, including how they function and how to treat problems that […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 23rd, 2014|EyeCare Topics, Other Blogs|0 Comments

Don’t Ruin Your Vision for One Halloween Night

We’ve talked about this in a previous post, but a recent CBS article out of Miami, Florida, caught our attention again. Halloween is once again upon us – when grownups scour their imaginations for a costume that will make a unique statement. Unfortunately, some choose to include non-prescription contact lenses to give their eyes the […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 14th, 2014|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

UV Light May Play A Decisive Role In Cataract Formation

You may think that UV light is merely a problem for your skin, but recent research shows that UV rays can be just as damaging to our eyes as well.

It has long been suspected that UV light has a role in the formation of cataracts. Cataracts are formed when the material in the viscose lens […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

Outdoor Activities May Impact Your Vision

 A recent study led by Dr. Louis Pasquale of Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye Infirmary may provide valuable data for the correlation between sunlight and the risk of developing cataracts and glaucoma.

The condition, called exfoliation syndrome (XFS) is generally believed to lead to both diseases that largely contribute to blindness. The study concluded, […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |September 23rd, 2014|EyeCare Topics, Glaucoma, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments